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CHURCH FINANCE

At Lodestar we offer valuable resources and expertise to manage, protect and grow your ministry. We like to serve one by serving many.
LODESTAR TAXES

We offer valuable resources and expertise to manage, protect and grow your ministry.

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odestar provides Christian churches, ministries and denominational bodies affordable and professional church accounting, financial consulting and tax services. We provide an array of services including: weekly bookkeeping, monthly accounting, full payroll processing, tax services, church treasurer training and financial consulting. Our firm will ensure your church is in compliance with applicable law and the IRS.

Weekly Bookkeeping
We record all your checks, charges, invoices, bills, receipts, transfers and other transactions in your accounting software, maintain a cloud file of all transaction back up documentation and issue a monthly management report.

Monthly Accounting
We maintain your general ledger, make necessary journal entries, reconcile your bank accounts, prepare and file the 990 (and other tax returns) and annual report, produce financial statements and reports.

Payroll Processing
We offer simple, affordable and paperless payroll processing so you can pay your staff with either direct deposit or paper check, file returns and pay payroll taxes electronically, auto generate W-2s and 1099s and more.

Accounting Software for Churches
Don’t have accounting software? We provide it. If you have your own we will help you optimize its usage. Our cloud base accounting allow for equal access to records for both you and your accountant.

Training
We provide training for church treasurers, trustees, board members and staff in accounting, nonprofit/church finance, budgeting and more. We provide workshops, individual training for groups and one-on-one training for individuals.

Technical Assistance

  • Incorporation and entity registration for new organizations
  • Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation
  • Form 1023 Tax Exemption Application filing
  • Charities division filing